Unlocked minds, un-extincted species and more Science & Health in FTN Daily #104, Wed, Feb 01, 2017
I can hear you now
A new device allows to understand basic responses by people who are otherwise unable to communicate. Kate Baggaley for Popular Science
The findings indicate that these people actually can communicate, with help from the right technology.
Pedal to the Metal
Physicists from Harvard University have turned hydrogen into metal for the first time. Katherine Ellen Foley for World Economic Forum:
It proves a concept that was first predicted over 80 years ago by physicists who won the Nobel prize for their work.
Baby, come back.
these 25 species are shortlisted to become de-extinct. Lindsay Dodgson for Business Insider
Advances in science, specifically biotechnology, could enable scientists to bring some of these animals “back” from extinction, and there are a few already on the list.
Timing is everything
Why some days don’t seem to end and others pass quickly. Michael Flaherty for World Economic Forum:
No one is born with an innate understanding of time…
If you’re happy you don’t know it
Why brains are bad for happiness. The Minds Journal Editorial for The Minds Journal:
They are always looking for a bigger purpose, a meaning and a pattern.
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